Tag: SHIELD Act

Entrepreneurs to Congress: Fix the Patent Troll Problem

Today, more than 60 entrepreneurs wrote to Congress demanding Congress do something about the growing threat patent assertion entities are creating for the startup community.  Led by Engine Advocacy ...

Helping Startups Help Themselves: Why the SHIELD Act is TRIPS Compliant

(Cross-posted on Disruptive Competition Project (DisCo)) As I have discussed before, patent trolls pose a unique threat to technology startup companies.  The limited resources and small launch win...

The SHIELD Act Is a Step in the Right Direction

The SHIELD Act is an important step in the process of common sense patent reform where it is most needed: computer hardware and software patents.  The Act introduces a “loser pays” rule in compu...

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